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90 Hammond Street
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$1,375
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By June, 4 hours ago
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123 Sqft
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81 Windsor Street
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$1,625
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By June, 8 hours ago
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2 Bath
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96 Sqft
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92 Hammond Street
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$1,375
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By June, 8 hours ago
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182 Northampton St., Apt 4
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,500
By Boston AB, 1 day ago
4 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,200 Sqft
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652 Columbus Ave.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,200
By Donald W, 1 day ago
2 Bed
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2 Bath
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182 Northampton St.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,400
By Amanda Sarol, 1 day ago
4 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,200 Sqft
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775 Columbus Ave., Apt 1
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,800
By JP W, 1 day ago
4 Bed
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1 Bath
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617 Columbus Ave.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,800
By Truc Ta, 1 day ago
4 Bed
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1 Bath
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451 Massachusetts Ave.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$3,500
By O'Connor & Highland, 1 day ago
2 Bed
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1.5 Bath
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1,205 Sqft
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1034 Tremont St.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,250
By JP W, 1 day ago
3 Bed
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2 Bath
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606 Columbus
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$3,850
By Donald W, 1 day ago
3 Bed
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1 Bath
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619 Columbus Ave.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,400
By Jean Paul, 1 day ago
3 Bed
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1 Bath
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776 Columbus Ave., Apt 4
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$2,600
By The Wright Way Boston, 1 day ago
2 Bed
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1 Bath
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1067 Tremont St.
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$5,500
By Cambridge AB, 1 day ago
5 Bed
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3 Bath
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774 Columbus Ave Apt 1w
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$2,600
By Manager, 9 hours ago
2 Bed
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1 Bath
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900 Sqft
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774 Columbus Ave Apt 1w, Apt W...
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,050
By Manager, 9 hours ago
3 Bed
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1 Bath
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900 Sqft
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659 Massachusetts Ave Apt 9a
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,100
By Manager, 9 hours ago
2 Bed
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1 Bath
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1,500 Sqft
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659 Massachusetts Ave Apt 1a
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$4,600
By Manager, 9 hours ago
3 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,100 Sqft
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659 Massachusetts Ave Unit 5
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$3,400
By Manager, 9 hours ago
2 Bed
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1 Bath
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1,000 Sqft
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25 Whittier St, Apt B103
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$2,634
By Katherine Crabtree, 10 hours ago
3 Bed
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2 Bath
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1,150 Sqft
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96 Hammond Street, Boston, Ma,...
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$1,525
By Manager, 5 days ago
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90 Hammond Street, Boston, Ma,...
Lower Roxbury, Roxbury, Boston
$1,375
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Lower Roxbury

Lower Roxbury is a neighborhood of about 11,000 that sits just south of the Fenway and South End neighborhoods. The neighborhood has a mix of residential and commercial properties, with a large number of schools, which make it ideal for young families and students. The neighborhood also contains parks, bars, restaurants and more, which makes it a very easy place to live. If you are interested in renting or living here, be sure to check out the apartments on Renthop.

Apartments For Rent in Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury Apartments for Rent

Atmosphere

As soon as you step foot in the neighborhood, you will be greeted with a simple and unassuming vibe. While many neighborhoods in Boston will be over the top or have some big reputation or gimmick, that is not the case with Lower Roxbury. This is a no-frills neighborhood that is fairly easygoing and accepting of all lifestyles and cultures. However, this doesn’t mean the neighborhood is bad or undesirable at all. There are many parks, murals, restaurants, bars and more that can be enjoyed throughout the neighborhood.

As a result, it is one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Boston. In fact, there are more Hispanics and African Americans in the neighborhood than there are Caucasians, which is contrary to the rest of Boston and the United States as a whole. The incomes in the neighborhood are lower than most of Boston, but the cost of living and rent is as well.

So while the races in this neighborhood are diverse, other aspects of the demographics are not. Because the neighborhood is close to many universities, a number of students call Lower Roxbury home. In fact, nearly 50% of the residents in the neighborhood are under the age of 24. Also, due to the high number of students, over 90% of the residents are renters.

Getting Around

Like many different Boston neighborhoods, Lower Roxbury has a history that spans hundreds and hundreds of years. This neighborhood was originally settled in 1630 and has been inhabited since. Roxbury as a whole began as a village, and then became a city, before eventually becoming part of Boston in 1868. The neighborhood is slowly becoming a desirable neighborhood in the city and look for that to continue in the coming years. This has to do with the inviting and accepting nature of the neighborhood, but the low cost of living also has a lot to do with this desirability.

In fact, the rent in Lower Roxbury is among the lowest in the entire city. Even nicer, multi-room apartments are fairly affordable in this area comparable to other areas in Boston. Due to the fact that it is near the southern tip of Boston, commutes can be fairly lengthy. This is definitely one of the factors as to why the neighborhood is so affordable to live in.

Getting Around

Being that the average commute time for residents in this neighborhood is around 25 minutes, getting around in this neighborhood is a big concern for most. The most practical and common way of getting around in this neighborhood is definitely by using public transit. In fact, almost 50 percent of the people in this neighborhood rely on public transportation for their commutes.

There are numerous different bus and subway routes in and around the neighborhood that can get you throughout Boston in no time. While the daily commute might be longer than many other neighborhoods in Boston, it is still much less than other urban communities throughout the USA.

The next most common ways of getting around in this neighborhood are walking and driving. Walking is a good option if the weather is nice as a lot of the architecture throughout the neighborhood is historic and survived the urban redevelopments of the last few years. One of the problems with walking, however, if that it can take a while being that Lower Roxbury is fairly far south from the heart of Boston. Driving is about as common as walking, but if you live and work downtown, finding parking can be exceptionally hard, as is driving through the downtown and busier neighborhoods.

Universities Nearby
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Harvard Medical School

Check it Out
  • Reggie Lewis Track Center is a multi-sport eventplex that has a track, basketball court, gym, dance studio and much more. A number of big events are held there yearly and can be a great place to check out some of the best athletes in the state.
  • The Lower Roxbury Historic District is an isolated pocket in the neighborhood that has managed to maintain traditional and historic architecture throughout the years. This district of the neighborhood was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
  • Being that the neighborhood is full of students, there are many cool and trendy bars and restaurants in or near the neighborhood. No matter your tastes, you will find something here that you will enjoy. Hibernian Hall has been a staple in the neighborhood since 1913 and is a great concert hall to check out live music, dance and theatrical events./li>
  • Orchard Park is one of the many parks in the neighborhood in which many residents go to play sports, go for jogs or just enjoy some green space in the great outdoors.

For those interested, Lower Roxbury currently has 78 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. Listings for rent in this area typically have an median of 900 square feet. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $3,400 in the lower quartile to $4,600 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is around $4,125 or $54 / sqft. For those interested in renting a listing in Lower Roxbury, there are currently 2 studio, 18 one-bedroom, 22 two-bedroom, 23 three-bedroom, and 13 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / sqft
Studio $3,500 $64
1 BR $3,350 $54
2 BR $3,698 $49
3 BR $4,500 $58
4+ BR $6,000 $45

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Lower Roxbury is located within 02119. This area currently has 26,833 residents in 11,028 households. Out of the total population, 25.75% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this zipcode are currently unmarried and have a median age of 35.

When looking at residents older than 25, around 27.78% have graduated from high school, 16.72% have a bachelor's degree, and 6.82% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 55.5% and the median income in this zipcode is $30,278.

At least 77.98% of those living in this zipcode are renting their homes. Most residents will commute to work by car with an average commute time of 30 minutes.

Geographically, 02119 is a part of Suffolk County, Massachusetts. This county is currently home to 767,719 residents, or 299,658 households with a median income of $57,439. Residents in Suffolk County, Massachusetts have a median age of 32 and 64.20% are currently renting their homes in the area.

Finally, Suffolk County, Massachusetts is a part of the greater Boston, MA - NH - RI Urban Area. For those unfamiliar with the area, The Boston, MA - NH - RI Urban Area is currently home to a population 4,343,828 across 1,635,254 households. Those living in this urban area have a median income of $77,009 and median age of 38. In general, at least 40.37% of the residents are currently renting their homes in this area.

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